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Abbotsbury Childrens Farm

Church Street, Abbotsbury DT3 4JT, England
+44 1305 871130
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Ranked #5 of 5 attractions in Abbotsbury
Type: Farms
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

We had such a lovely time yesterday with my son and his two little boys aged 7 and 5 . We go to this beautiful place every summer and were very impressed with all the new things to do .They have spent a lot of money on it so I was very surprised to read the recent review about everything... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

We visited while on a family holiday in Dorset and really loved it. My 20 month old daughter had a great day "talking" to the animals, feeding the ducks, bottle feeding a lamb, holding a guinea pig, and playing in the barn. A perfect place for small children. Maybe slightly overpriced, but a lovely location and well run farm. Lots... More

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Yeovil
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Don't get excited about this place. It has really gone downhill. There are few animals, kept in fairly dirty conditions. Apart from the indoor play area, which is reasonable, all the other activities are broken or on their last legs. There is a gap in the safety fence just by a river, where small children could slip through. Further along... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

The family loved this farm. Was a little pricey to get in however its a great family venue. Indoor play area, and the farm itself are both brilliant. The kids loved the lamb race, feeding and walking. All the animals looked really well cared for. The staff are attentive, friendly and seem to both know what they are doing and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

We visited the farm after going to the swannery as we had bout the season ticket for all 3 abbotsbury attractions. The farm is ok, quite small with little going on. The indoor play area is good and our son enjoyed the tractors. But again it is quite overprice for what it is. We have a local childrens farm where... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We visited with our two year old and he was so engrossed in the play areas he ignored the animals. While not a large attraction the range of things to do kept our one entertained for hours. Great entertainment.

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Dorchester
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Our kids love this place. It's one of the few things they all agree on. Something for all ages; our youngest is 3, our eldest 11. And us adults think it's pretty special too. I've noticed some people moaning about the entrance price but I'd say, especially if you're local, then get a year's pass that will not only get... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Our girls 1yrs and 4yrs absolutely loved it. There is so much to do from pony rides, lamb racing, bottle feeding to petting/feeding the guinea pigs, massive indoor soft play along with bouncy castle, table tennis, ball pit, pool, tons of info on Dorset's smuggling past to learn about. Lots of nice spots for picnics indoors and outside around the... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great fun for the boys to run around and enjoy themselves. I took advantage of the sun and relaxed on the grass, knowing the boys were in a secure contained area. Youngest boy particularly liked milking the pretend cow.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Abbotsbury Children's Farm is a charming place to take the kids for a great day out and although it is a little pricey at around £10 per adult it's probably worth it. There are lots of things to keep the kids interested and entertained from feeding a guinea pig to riding a plastic tractor. The important thing to remember is... More

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